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November 23, 2022

Homeless, broken woman seeks $15 million for crash with deputy

Julia “Jenny” Perez says her life was destroyed by a sheriff’s deputy who slammed his cruiser into her motorcycle and was found to be at fault. Her lawsuit has languished in the courts for years. Now, a desperate Perez — unable to work, homeless and in need of continuing medical care — is trying a new approach to seek the

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October 11, 2022

Protesters disrupt first visit for UF’s recommended president

Hundreds of boisterous student protesters drove Sen. Ben Sasse from a stage Monday afternoon at the University of Florida, where he has been selected as the sole finalist to become the school’s next president. Before he was interrupted, Sasse — a conservative Republican — defended his remarks opposing forgiveness of student loans, endorsed tenure reviews for faculty and praised hybrid

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